Journal/Book/Conference Title Title
Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics Journal
Our world is changing rapidly; one example is the growth of smart technologies that have become part of our lives. Smart playlists are the source for a mathematics problem that can be approached in a variety of ways. A playlist is a set of songs that can be played separately from the albums on digital music players. The device (mp 3 player, Ipod®, etc.) can create a smart playlist based on criteria inputted by the user.
Department of Mathematics
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UNI ScholarWorks, University of Northern Iowa, Rod Library
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Miller, Catherine M. and Shaw, Douglas J., "Iteration Modeled by Playlists: An Unexpected Occurrence of The Triangular Numbers" (2015). Faculty Publications. 13.
First published in Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics Journal, v. 41 (Winter 2015-16), pp. 18-21, published by Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics